Water pooling under vegetable drawer in frige

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  1. Jul 20, 2016 #1

    kcladyz

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    First of all I apologize if my question sounds stupid or if I am posting in the wrong place.

    I live in an apartment and I noticed water pooling under the vegetable drawer in the fridge. Now my apartment complex is doing nothing I am guessing the maintenance people know nothing about fridges for they keep saying nothing is wrong with my fridge yet water collects still under the bottom drawer and I have to take a paper towel and soak it up every other day to avoid spill to floor.

    Now there is no visible ice in freezer but its set to medium in the temp range( warm-medium-cold are the temp options for the freezer) . There is visible ice on the top back of the inside of the lower fridge part. So I think my frige is way too cold then it needs to be. Now if I set my temperature in my frige to a warmer setting and set freezer setting to warm do you think this will solve the problem? I am thinking the god awful humidity in combination of the very cold may be causing the condensation.

    My fridge is a Kenmore and its an older model over 8 years old
     
  2. Jul 20, 2016 #2

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    A fridge usually has a drain that leads out to the bottom in order to collect condensation. Your drain may be clogged, which is not too unusual. If your veg drawer is at the bottom of the fridge, take it out and look for a small opening at the base of the fridge; push a pipe cleaner or something similar through the hole and see if the water starts to drain. Of course, there are many different fridge designs and I am just giving general advice. A little more info about the fridge will probably allow one of the guys here to give you more specific advice.
     
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    Well, why dont you go and buy a new one. Its too old
     
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    It's real strange there is no visible hole where the water would come from
     
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    IF you read my message you would know I do not own it si I don't have a say so in its replacement
     
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    If you want to make a constructive reply, please do. Nothing is served to solve the problem with this advice.
     
  7. Jul 20, 2016 #7

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    As mentioned before, post the model # so someone can give you the instrutions on how to access the drain line.
    I'd also check out "repairclinic.com" under repair help.
    Some fixes on that site even have video's or pictures to help you get it done.
     
  8. Jul 20, 2016 #8

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    It's a kenmore but no idea the model number I'll try to find it after work
     

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